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Tag Archive | "Parenthood"

Comment of the Week: Pro-Choice Means Giving Him a Choice, Too

Wednesday, October 28, 2009


photo by internets_dairy I’ve always known that I’m in a minority on this issue, but I’m going to voice it anyway. I absolutely believe that if a mother doesn’t want the child and the father does, that she should carry the child to term and he raises the child. Is that “imposing” on the woman’s [...]

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Your Call: Do We Need Male Reproductive Rights?

Wednesday, October 14, 2009


photo of seahorse — the only male animal that gets knocked up — by cliff1066 Dear Em & Lo, The way I see it, there is simply no such concept as male reproductive rights. If your girl gets pregnant and wants to keep the baby, congratulations, you’re a dad! Pay up, sucker. If you want [...]

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Penguins Continue to Wage War on Family Values

Thursday, October 8, 2009


photo by Paul_Mannix Guess which book, according to the American Library Association, is the title most often requested to be removed from schools and libraries in the U.S.? Give up? For the third year in a row, it’s And Tango Makes Three, which is a guide to building your own bomb while smoking crack and attending orgies [...]

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Your Call: 38 and Want a Baby But He’s Not Ready

Monday, September 28, 2009


photo by Daquella_manera Dear Em & Lo, I’m 38 and have been with my boyfriend a little over two years. He recently told me he is not and will not be ready for a family and marriage for at least two more years because he is having financial issues. I am ready now, or at [...]

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Reproduction, Us Weekly-style: Celebrity Look-a-Like Sperm Donors

Monday, August 3, 2009

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At the Cryobank sperm bank in (natch) L.A., you can select a donor based on which celebrity he resembles Online dating neophytes will sometimes get lured into a blind date with someone whose profile boasts that they bear a striking resemblance to, say, Robert Pattinson. It takes only one — okay, maybe two or three [...]

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Dream Interpretation: OMG I Slept with My Mom!

Wednesday, July 29, 2009


Other people’s dreams are never interesting…except when they’re about sex. Each week, our dream analyst Lauri Loewenberg tells one lucky reader what their dirty dream means. This week, a male reader asks Lauri: I have sex with my mom in my dreams WTH is that all about? Lauri: Yes, major “Eew!” factor with this one.  [...]

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Confession: I’m Gonna Keep My (Hypothetical) Baby

Wednesday, July 1, 2009


photo by dizznbonn Our contributor Abby Spector, who is double-majoring in English and Feminine/Gender/Sexuality Studies at Wesleyan University, has a confession to make: “If you got pregnant, you’d have an abortion — right?” Max asked during our customary post-coital cuddle a few months back. My mind began to spin. For the seventeen years I had [...]

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Remember This Sunday:
10 Things Dad Inadvertently Taught You About Sex

Wednesday, June 17, 2009


photo by Evil Erin It’s Father’s Day on Sunday, June 21st this year — don’t forget to call and thank yours for all the wonderful advice. Always take time to warm up before athletic events. Use headcovers for your woodies. Passing gas jokingly around loved ones is only done by old, married people (your parents) [...]

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Preventing Risky Teen Sex: Father Knows Best

Thursday, June 11, 2009


Poster via DemotivateUs.com A friend of ours — one of the Wise Guys, as it happens — is fond of telling new dads, “Your most important job is to keep your daughter off the stripper pole.” Well, a new study kind of proves his point, if you’re willing to accept “stripper pole” as a sort [...]

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Top 10 Things Your Mama Inadvertently Taught You About Sex

Thursday, May 7, 2009

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photo by Lara604 It’s Mother’s Day this Sunday — don’t forget to call and thank her for all the wonderful advice. Always wear clean underwear. Trim your fingernails and wash your hands thoroughly and often. (It’ll help you avoid infection and make you less likely to tear delicate internal linings during manual sex.) Ladies first. [...]

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